Jisho

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8 strokes
Radical:
door, house 戶 (户, 戸)
Parts:
tassel, tuft, fringe, bunch, lock (hair), segment (orange), house, room
Kun:
ふさ
On:
ボウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
808 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 房 【ボウ】 chamber, room, cell (prison), atrium, home of a monk, monk, Chinese "room" constellation (one of the 28 mansions)
  • 坊主 【ボウズ】 Buddhist priest, bonze, close-cropped hair, crew cut, person with a shorn head, boy, sonny, lad, not catching anything (in fishing), the August 20-point card
  • 書房 【ショボウ】 study, library, bookstore, bookshop, publishing company
  • 工房 【コウボウ】 workshop, studio, atelier

Kun reading compounds

  • 房 【ふさ】 tuft (of hair, threads, etc.), fringe, tassel, bunch (of grapes, bananas, etc.), cluster (of flowers), segment (of a tangerine, etc.), section
  • 房尾巻猿 【ふさおまきざる】 brown capuchin, tufted capuchin (Cebus apella)
  • 一房 【ひとふさ】 one tuft (of hair, threads, etc.), one bunch (of grapes, bananas, etc.), one cluster (e.g. of flowers), one segment (of a tangerine, etc.), one section

Readings

Japanese names:
お、 のぶ、 わ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
fang2
Korean:
bang

Spanish

  • racimo
  • manojo
  • casita

Portuguese

  • moita
  • franja
  • punhado
  • mecha (cabelo)
  • gomos (laranja)
  • casa
  • quarto

French

  • pompon
  • touffe
  • frange
  • grappe
  • boucle (cheveu)
  • quartier (orange)
  • épouse
  • chauffage / climatisation
  • maison
  • chambre
1809 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
772 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1819 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1116 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1332 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
658 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1237 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1303 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1082 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
844 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2445 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1237 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1702 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1087 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
11714X Morohashi
1946 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2053 New Nelson (John Haig)
1078 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1159 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1174 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3045 2001 Kanji
4m4.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-1-7 SKIP code
3-4-4 SKIP code
3022.7 Four corner code
1-43-28 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
623f Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
hook
Parts:
Variants:
matter, thing, fact, business, reason, possibly
Kun:
ことつか.うつか.える
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
18 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 事 【ジ】 individual concrete phenomenon (as opposed to a general principle)
  • 事業 【ジギョウ】 project, enterprise, business, industry, operations, venture, service, act, deed, conduct
  • 商事 【ショウジ】 commercial affairs
  • 有事 【ユウジ】 emergency

Kun reading compounds

  • 事 【こと】 thing, matter, incident, occurrence, event, something serious, trouble, crisis, circumstances, situation, state of affairs, work, business, affair, after an inflectable word, creates a noun phrase indicating something the speaker does not feel close to, nominalizing suffix, pretending to ..., playing make-believe ..., alias, also known as, otherwise known as, or, necessity, need, you should ..., I advise that you ..., it's important to ...
  • 事柄 【ことがら】 matter, thing, affair, circumstance
  • 神事 【しんじ】 Shinto ritual
  • いい事 【いいこと】 good thing, nice thing, good excuse, good grounds, good opportunity, interjection used to impress an idea or to urge a response
  • 仕える 【つかえる】 to serve, to work for, to attend

Readings

Japanese names:
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
shi4
Korean:
sa

Spanish

  • cosa
  • hecho
  • asunto
  • acción

Portuguese

  • matéria
  • coisa
  • fato
  • negócios
  • razão
  • possivelmente

French

  • fait
  • chose
  • matière
  • affaire
  • raison
  • peut-être
230 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
309 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
293 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
32 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
272 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
73 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
108 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
768 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.7 Japanese for Busy People
80 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
80 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
237 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
30 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4384 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2220 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2986 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1164 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
241 Morohashi
3567 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
71 New Nelson (John Haig)
1156 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1240 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
10 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
300 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1547 2001 Kanji
0a8.15 The Kanji Dictionary
4-8-3 SKIP code
5000.7 Four corner code
1-27-86 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4e8b Unicode hex code